Serial Number: 91912

Year shipped: 1935


Headstock: Horizontal ‘Gibson’ script logo

Neck/fingerboard: 19 fret fingerboard with square end and narrow block inlays from the first fret 

Body: Maple back and sides, white oval label

Hardware: Gold-plated metal parts including regular trapeze tailpiece and open-back Grover 98G ‘Sta-tite’ tuners with butterbean keys. Ebony bridge, long bound pickguard

Notes: Has original red stripe hardshell case

This is one of 110 16-Inch L-5s shipped in 1935

Images courtesy of Joe Vinikow,